Take Shelter | 2011

Drama, Thriller
Plagued by dreams of an apocalyptic storm, a young husband and father obsessively works on a shelter for his family. While others worry about his behavior, he worries about what his dreams may signify.

Cast

... Curtis LaForche

Actor

... Samantha LaForche

Actor

... Dewart

Actor

... Nat

Actor

... Sarah

Actor

... Kyle

Actor

... Kendra

Actor

... Jim

Actor

... Hannah LaForche

Actor

... Cammie

Actor

... Russell

Actor

... Lewis

Actor

Company

Production Company

Deluxe Digital Media

Production Company

Ditlev Films

Production Company

Production Company

Grove Hill Productions

Production Company

Synopsis

Curtis LaForche lives in a small Ohio town with his wife Samantha and six-year-old daughter Hannah, who is deaf. Curtis makes a modest living as a crew chief for a sand-mining company. Samantha is a stay-at-home mother and part-time seamstress who supplements their income by selling handmade wares at the flea market each weekend. Money is tight, and navigating Hannah's healthcare and special needs education is a constant struggle. Despite that, Curtis and Samantha are very much in love and their family is a happy one. Then Curtis begins having terrifying dreams about an encroaching, apocalyptic storm. He chooses to keep the disturbance to himself, channeling his anxiety into the obsessive building of a storm shelter in their backyard. His seemingly inexplicable behavior concerns and confounds Samantha, and provokes intolerance among co-workers, friends and neighbors. But the resulting strain on his marriage and tension within the community doesn't compare to Curtis' private fear of what his dreams may truly signify. Faced with the proposition that his disturbing visions signal disaster of one kind or another, Curtis confides in Samantha, testing the power of their bond against the highest possible stakes.

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